Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump Says War With North Korea an Option - NBC New York
President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump

The latest news on President Donald Trump's first year as president

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump Says War With North Korea an Option

"There is a military option to destroy North Korea's program and North Korea itself," Graham said.

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    President Donald Trump has mentioned the possibility of waging war against North Korea if they continue to aim their missiles at the U.S., Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said on NBC's "Today" show on Tuesday.

    "If there’s going to be a war to stop [Kim Jong Un], it will be over there. If thousands die, they’re going to die over there. They’re not going to die here. And he has told me that to my face," Graham said.

    Graham said he believed Trump and "if I were China, I would believe him, too, and do something about it." 

    On July 4, North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching Alaska. The regime fired another ICBM on Friday. 

    Kelly 'Stunned' by Rep.'s Criticism of Trump's Call to Widow

    [NATL] John Kelly 'Stunned' by Congresswoman's Criticism of Trump's Call to Fallen Soldier's Family

    White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday he was "stunned" and "broken hearted" by a Florida congresswoman woman's criticism of President Donald Trump's phone call to one of the families of Americans killed in Niger nearly two weeks ago.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017)

    Military experts say the options for reaching a peaceful resolution with North Korea are scarce. 

    "There is a military option to destroy North Korea's program and North Korea itself," Graham said.